Product Information: 1857-S $20 Spiked Shield MS63 PCGS. A shining Select example of this popular shipwreck issue Ex: S.S. Central America. The Spiked Shield variety has raised die lines at the left side of the shield on the reverse. This highly lustrous piece has Rich orange-gold surfaces and some light deep orange patterns with bold design details. The grade is limited by a few trivial obverse marks. Accompanied by the California Gold Marketing Group distribution case and box. Housed in a gold label. This high quality survivor from the wreck of the S.S. Central America , deep, lovely orange glow these marvelous Type I Double Eagles that were rescued from the Atlantic Ocean floor some two decades ago. Sharply struck, very well made and exhibiting only a modicum of surface marks, as expected of the grade. The MS-64 grade represents the best value for the dollar, as the coins at this grade level display intense eye appeal without paying the extra premium for a full Gem. The original book-type case and outer cardboard box as issued by California Gold marketing group. This coin spent 130+ years on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean before it was recovered and graded as MINT STATE 64 by PCGS a great piece of numismatic history.
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